Banking and Currency Museum

The Museum is the only one of its kind which attempts to display the history and banking memorabilia of all banks, building societies and credit unions.

A private museum established 9 December 1988, owned and operated by Michael P. Vort-Ronald, numismatic writer and publisher. Large collections of moneyboxes, passbooks, equipment, signage, gems, minerals, fossils, meteorites and special ultraviolet mineral displays are included in the collection, which covers the history of Australian currency with particular emphasis on the last century.

There are collections of notes and coins not featured in any Government museum, as well as collections of currency from England, America and Papua New Guinea.


Over 2,500 moneyboxes, machines, memorabilia and money as printed and minted. 50,000 newly minted coins. Gems, Minerals, Fossils, Meteorites and Special ultraviolet mineral displays.